Author: Marie Lu
Fleeing from the brutal Karensa Federation’s attacks, Talin Kanami and her mother seek asylum in Mara, one of the last free nations in the world. There, she joins the legendary Strikers, an elite fighting force trained to take down the Federation’s worst creations -- mutant war creatures known as Ghosts, whose bite transforms those bitten into Ghosts themselves. Among her teammates she finds a new family who are all working towards the same goal. But even so, they are losing the war, and it looks like they won’t be able to hold out much longer. Then a mysterious prisoner is brought in from the front and Talin senses that there’s something different about him – could he be a spy for the enemy? Or the weapon they need to win the war? The first book in an exciting new series! Your teens will be blown away by this thrilling dystopian story of young warriors who are willing to risk everything to save their homeland. Ages 12 and up. 384pp.